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Will and Lois Matthews Samuel Pepys Lecture

Copy of Kunyu quantu 坤輿全圖 (Complete map of the world), 1674, Ferdinand Verbiest, S.J. held at the Clements Library at the University of Michigan. Image stitched together from individual images of each frame of the map screen. Guest Speaker: S.E. Kile (University of Michigan) "Was the World Early Modern?: Telescopes, Surgery, and Print Media in China,...

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Hammer Art History Lecture

Royce Hall 314 10745 Dickson Ct, Los Angeles, CA

“Patterns of Anomaly in African Ivories” Abstract:  This lecture takes up questions in African Medieval to Early Modern ivory imagery and sources framed in part around a set of seemingly anomalous motifs that address how power and ivory have mutually shaped each other both in Africa (particularly Nigeria) and in European contexts. Among the works taken...